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Mwiza Ushe, MA, MD

Assistant Professor, Neurology

Specialty Areas

Movement Disorders
Neurology - Adult

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Movement disorders including idiopathic Parkinson's disease, multiple systems atrophy, dystonia, essential tremor as well as the spinocerebellar ataxias and Huntington's disease

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  • Education
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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Neuroscience Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 6
Office Phone: 314-362-6908
Fax: 314-747-3258

Education

Education

Fellowship: Movement Disorders, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2013
Residency: Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2011
Medical Degree/Master of Arts: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2007
Bachelor's Degree: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 2000

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

7T MRI subthalamic nucleus atlas for use with 3T MRI.
Milchenko M, Norris SA, Poston K, Campbell MC, Ushe M, Perlmutter JS, Snyder AZ
J Med Imaging (Bellingham). 2018 Jan; 5(1)015002. doi: 10.1117/1.JMI.5.1.015002.

PMID:
    29340288
    [PubMed]
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Functional anatomy of subthalamic nucleus stimulation in Parkinson disease.
Eisenstein SA, Koller JM, Black KD, Campbell MC, Lugar HM, Ushe M, Tabbal SD, Karimi M, Hershey T, Perlmutter JS, Black KJ
Ann Neurol. 2014 Aug; 76(2)279-95. doi: 10.1002/ana.24204.

PMID:
    24953991
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Sex, drugs and Parkinson's disease.
Ushe M, Perlmutter JS
Brain. 2013 Feb; 136(Pt 2)371-3. doi: 10.1093/brain/awt022.

PMID:
    23413258
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Oromandibular and lingual dystonia associated with spinocerebellar ataxia type 8.
Ushe M, Perlmutter JS
Mov Disord. 2012 Dec; 27(14)1741-2. doi: 10.1002/mds.25295.

PMID:
    23283653
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cerebral blood flow responses to dorsal and ventral STN DBS correlate with gait and balance responses in Parkinson's disease.
Hill KK, Campbell MC, McNeely ME, Karimi M, Ushe M, Tabbal SD, Hershey T, Flores HP, Hartlein JM, Lugar HM, Revilla FJ, Videen TO, Earhart GM, Perlmutter JS
Exp Neurol. 2013 Mar; 241105-12. doi: 10.1016/j.expneurol.2012.12.003.

PMID:
    23262122
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Unilateral subthalamic nucleus stimulation has a measurable ipsilateral effect on rigidity and bradykinesia in Parkinson disease.
Tabbal SD, Ushe M, Mink JW, Revilla FJ, Wernle AR, Hong M, Karimi M, Perlmutter JS
Exp Neurol. 2008 May; 211(1)234-42. doi: 10.1016/j.expneurol.2008.01.024.

PMID:
    18329019
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Postural tremor suppression is dependent on thalamic stimulation frequency.
Ushe M, Mink JW, Tabbal SD, Hong M, Schneider Gibson P, Rich KM, Lyons KE, Pahwa R, Perlmutter JS
Mov Disord. 2006 Aug; 21(8)1290-2.

PMID:
    16685684
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effect of stimulation frequency on tremor suppression in essential tremor.
Ushe M, Mink JW, Revilla FJ, Wernle A, Schneider Gibson P, McGee-Minnich L, Hong M, Rich KM, Lyons KE, Pahwa R, Perlmutter JS
Mov Disord. 2004 Oct; 19(10)1163-8.

PMID:
    15390071
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Determining the mechanisms by which deep brain stimulation for movement disorders improves the motor manifestations of PD, ET and dystonia; determining how deep brain stimulation parameters can be adjusted to improve the motor manifestation of PD; the development of objective measurement tools for movement disorders; evaluation of dementia in movement disorders.